Compulsory voting – Vote ‘No Candidate’

Well, if it’s to be compulsory voting – then I’d suggest an explicit option to vote for ‘No Candidate’ should be included. And if ‘No Candidate’ wins, then a further ballot excluding all previous candidates. That would be far too much democracy for them… Of course compulsory voting is a good thing | theguardian.com.

Prism, Lockheed Martin and the UK Census

Lockheed Martin is not a telecommunications service provider as such, and therefore not part of the American NSA’s Prism programme, but in the light of revelations it might felt important to reconsider their involvement in the UK census of 2011, and the present government’s assurances on the matter. Lockheed Martin – which does 80% ofContinue reading “Prism, Lockheed Martin and the UK Census”

ACRB and another superinjunction

“David Cameron has held crisis talks at Downing Street after being told of allegations of a sensational love affair which has potentially significant political implications for him. For legal reasons, The Mail on Sunday cannot disclose the identities of the people involved or any details of the relationship – even its duration – other thanContinue reading “ACRB and another superinjunction”